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To compute for bourger correction, three essential parameter are needed and these parameters are **Gravitational Constant (G), Density of the Material (ρ) **and **Height at Measured Point above Sea Level (h).**

The formula for calculating bourger correction:

δg_{B} = 2πGρh

Where:

δg_{B} = Bouguer Correction

G = Gravitational Constant

ρ = Density of the Material

h = Height at Measured Point above Sea Level

Let’s solve an example;

Find the bourger correction when the gravitational constant is 6.67E-11, the density of the material is 24 and the height at measured point above sea level is 18.

This implies that;

G = Gravitational Constant = 6.67E-11

ρ = Density of the Material = 24

h = Height at Measured Point above Sea Level = 18

δg_{B} = 2πGρh

δg_{B} = 2π(6.67e-11)(24)(18)

δg_{B} = 2π(2.88144e-8)

δg_{B} = 1.81e-7

Therefore, the **bourger correction **is **1.81e-7 mGal.**

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